Battery System Simulation ( BSS ) Senior Engineer

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles   •  

Detroit, MI

Industry: Manufacturing & Automotive


5 - 7 years

Posted 53 days ago

At FCA, we want to empower you to bring your best. That is why we strive to create an environment where our core values of Innovation, Leadership, Passion, Cooperation, and Responsibility can thrive. At FCA, you will work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment with people who exemplify the entrepreneurial spirit and work together as a team to continually think bigger and bolder.

The Battery System Simulation (BSS) Senior Engineer is responsible for high voltage and low voltage Lithium ion battery and its system performance and aging simulation and prediction to support battery (cells, modules, pack) design, development and optimization through virtual analysis tools. The Engineer is also responsible for BSS methodologies and processes development and documentation.

The expected job responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

  • Develop, test and correlate high-fidelity physics-based models for high/low voltage Lithium ion batteries
  • Develop aging models for Lithium ion high voltage batteries
  • Provide components and subsystem design and development direction
  • Support BMS control and calibration strategy development and optimization
  • Execute advanced projects for new methodology and process development
  • Document procedures and write technical/progress reports
  • Coordinate between different release groups, global simulation teams and suppliers to identify risk and communicate virtual engineering results

Basic Qualifications:

  • Master of Science degree in Applied Physics, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or Computer Engineering, or a related Engineering discipline, or Applied Mathematics field from an ABET accredited university
  • Minimum 5 years of engineering experience in automotive powertrain area
  • Minimum 5 years of experience with battery cell/module/pack simulations or experiments
  • Excellent organizational skills and effective communication skills w.r.t. technical issues - both verbal and written

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Engineering
  • Experience with system modeling and analysis of electric and hybrid powertrain or vehicle level systems
  • Experience in calibration, HIL, experimental tests or vehicle/engine performance simulation, electrification PT (ePT) Systems